After a long wait and lost weight, Kerr wins a major

Updated: July 2, 2007, 12:51 AM ET
By Bob Harig | Special to ESPN.com

SOUTHERN PINES, N.C. -- Those who see her now and knew her then still shake their heads in amazement. The transformation, in many ways, was bigger than anything Cristie Kerr did in her golf career.

Until Sunday.

The weight she shed all those years ago was nothing compared to the baggage she got rid of at Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club, where she captured the U.S. Women's Open by shooting a final-round 70 for a two-stroke victory over Lorena Ochoa and Angela Park on Sunday.

Winning ...

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